#17653, (c 1788 - 1809)
|Father||Richard Henry1 (1765 - 1807)|
|Birth||Eliza Henry was born circa 1788.2|
|(Heir) Will||She was named an heir in the will of Richard Henry dated 25 Jan 1798. In it he provided for her support until becoming apprenticed as becomes a natural [illegitimate] child. In the codicil written a few days before he died, he altered her inheritance since she had married. Read details in the following link.1|
|Marriage||Eliza Henry married Henry Phillips on 13 Oct 1806 in Pertaub Ghur, Bengal, India. Henry was recorded as Esq., Lt. 26th Native Infantry.1,3|
|(Widowed) Death||Her husband Henry died on 8 Oct 1808.4,2|
|Death||Eliza died on 17 Feb 1809.2|
|Gravestone||Her gravestone in North Park Street Burial Ground, Calcutta, reads:|
Sacred to the Memory of Eliza,
lady of the late Captain Henry Phillipps,
who departed this life Feb. 17th, 1809,
aged 20 years; and their infant child.2
|Last Edited||12 Oct 2011|
- Will and Administration of Richard Henry of London, 25 January 1798, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 22 August 1841 (Family History Library, Film #0,156,151).
- Holmes and Co, The Bengal obituary (Calcutta, India: Holmes And Co, 1848). Digitized copy viewed on Google Books.
- Index to India Office Family History Search, online at http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx, c1600-1949, compiled by British Library India Office, London, England, 1970s onward, Returns of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, N/1/7 f.211.
- V C P Hodson, List of the officers of the Bengal army, 1758-1834 (London: Phillimore, 1927-1947), digital copy viewed on Google Books, page 210-211.